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December 2015

OECD highlights Chile’s creation of new FDI attraction agency

15 December 2015

OECD Investment Committee presented new Policy Framework for Investment in Paris and highlighted work with CIEChile. At its recent meeting in Paris, the OECD Investment Committee drew attention to the Chilean government’s efforts to “strengthen its investment promotion agency to show its support for investors.” In its new publication, From Advice to Action, the OECD highlighted particularly the […]

CIEChile participates in launch of Britcham’s Chilean Legal Report 2015

15 December 2015

The issues addressed in the Report prepared by the Chilean-British Chamber of Commerce include Chile’s new foreign investment statute. At a well-attended breakfast this morning, the Chilean-British Chamber of Commerce (Britcham) launched its Chilean Legal Report 2015. This fifth version of the Report, targeting the Chamber’s business community, provides information about the principal innovations in […]

Randstad and CIEChile organize talk on trends in human resources for Bilateral Chambers of Commerce

02 December 2015

Together with the Foreign Investment Committee (CIEChile), Randstad, a human resource services company, organized a talk on Wages and HR Trends: Understanding the New Business Challenges to inform the principal executives of Chile’s Bilateral Chambers of Commerce about new tendencies in human capital and about wages by profession and industry. The presentation, led by Rita González, […]

CIEChile informs investment banks and private consultancy companies about new FDI Framework Law

02 December 2015

At a well-attended breakfast today, the Foreign Investment Committee (CIEChile) explained details of the new Foreign Investment Framework Law to over 60 representatives of investment banks and private consultancy companies. During the breakfast, talks were given by CIEChile’s executive vice-president, Vicente Mira, and its general counsel, Liliana Macchiavello. Vicente Mira highlighted the changes introduced by the law promulgated […]

November 2015

CIEChile participates in VI Chilean-German Economic Conference

26 November 2015

Over 500 Chilean and German government and company representatives participated in the VI Chilean-German Economic Conference 2015. The strategic partner in the event, organized by the Chilean-German Chamber of Commerce (CAMCHAL), was North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), the state that is the heart of the German mining industry. The Conference analyzed key aspects of the two countries’ […]

Chile and Brazil sign agreement to protect and promote bilateral investment

24 November 2015

Chile and Brazil have signed an Investment Cooperation and Facilitation Agreement through which they aim to strengthen economic and trading relations between the two countries. The agreement was signed by Chile’s Minister of Foreign Relations, Heraldo Muñoz, and Brazil’s Minister of Development, Industry and Overseas Trade, Armando Monteiro, who was visiting Santiago. The agreement marks […]

Malaysian ambassador meets with CIEChile’s executive vice-president

19 November 2015

Malaysia’s new ambassador to Chile, Mohamad Rameez Yahaya, met with the executive vice-president of the Foreign Investment Committee (CIEChile) this morning to discuss the main areas of collaboration between the two countries. During the meeting, the two authorities also talked about opportunities in the principal economic sectors and undertook to collaborate in future activities in […]

CIEChile participates in Latin America’s largest biotechnology fair

19 November 2015

The Biolatam fair took place on November 16-17 in Santiago’s Centro Parque event center.  Over 340 executives from the life sciences area attended the 2015 Biolatam fair held in Santiago on November 16-17. The event was organized by the Chilean Association of Biotechnology Companies (ASEMBIO), the Spanish Association of Biocompanies (ASEBIO) and EBD Group and was […]

Japan’s Ambassador to Chile meets with CIEChile Executive Vice-President

04 November 2015

Japan’s ambassador to Chile, Naoto Nikai, met with the executive vice-president of the Foreign Investment Committee (CIEChile), Vicente Mira, this morning to discuss the principal areas of collaboration between the two countries. During the meeting, they also talked about opportunities in the principal economic sectors. In addition, they discussed the two countries’ respective experience in investment […]